Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

The Eidolon
by Mehrabian, Armaghan, M.F.A., The George Washington University, 2016, 28; 10125499
Abstract (Summary)

My thesis exhibition, The Eidolon, consisted of photographs and a video that portray my research on the issues of identity and self knowledge. I consider this series of work a process of investigation in self in which I confront myself with external representations of the vague dreams that I was only able to see in my mind. This method of constant self-confrontation creates an opportunity for me to view myself as both subject and object, which helps me maintain a more unbiased observation. I believe that in this process I am able to uncover various hidden layers of my identity.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Obler, Bibiana, Rigg, Siobhan
Commitee:
School: The George Washington University
Department: Fine Arts and Art History
School Location: United States -- District of Columbia
Source: MAI 55/05M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Fine arts
Keywords: Original photographs, Original video
Publication Number: 10125499
ISBN: 9781339835723
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